Ndop-figuur - Hout - Bushoong - Kuba - Democratische Republike Congo

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Ndop-figuur - Hout - Bushoong - Kuba - Democratische Republike Congo
2e helft 20e eeuw - Goed

Characterized wooden Ndop figure carving from the Kuba tribe of DR Congo.

Male king figure (ndop) made of wood. Figure sits crosslegged on a square platform (yiing) .
Ndop statues are idealized representations of the nyimi or kings of the Kuba kingdom. This king reigned around 1900.
A great example of a king figure (ndop) of the Kuba, Kongo. Good condition with slight traces of wear and tear.

The Ndop statues might be the the most revered of all Kuba art forms. The Ndop (literally meaning “statue”) are a genre of figurative wood sculpture that portrays important Kuba leaders throughout the eighteenth to twentieth centuries. The Ndop figures have an important role in childbirth.

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May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Kavelgegevens
Object
Ndop-figuur
Inheemse naam van het object
Bushoong
Etnische groep / cultuur
Kuba
Regio / land
Democratische Republike Congo
Materiaal
Hout
Periode
2e helft 20e eeuw
Staat
Goed
Verkocht met standaard
Nee
Afmetingen
28×9×8 cm
Gewicht
800 g
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